My coughing is a lot worse today and I think its turning into bronchitis. I was plagued with Chronic Bronchitis back in 2009-2010. It seems to creep in now when I get sick for some reason. I do not want to go through that again, took me 3 months to get over it last time and that is not acceptable in this stage of the game!
I looked up online today about working out. I really want to, but I have no strength or desire to get that coughing started more than it already is. I thought this was a good short article from the Mayo Clinic I thought I'd share.
Exercise and illness: Should you exercise when you're sick?
Is it OK to exercise if I have a cold but no fever?
Answer from Edward R. Laskowski, M.D.
Mild to moderate physical activity is usually OK if you have a cold but no fever. Exercise may even help you feel better by temporarily relieving nasal congestion.
As a rule of thumb for exercise and illness:
Proceed with your workout if your signs and symptoms are "above the neck" — such as runny nose, nasal congestion, sneezing or sore throat. Be prepared to reduce the intensity of your workout if needed, however.
Postpone your workout if your signs and symptoms are "below the neck" — such as chest congestion, hacking cough or upset stomach. Likewise, don't exercise if you have a fever, fatigue or widespread muscle aches.
If you choose to exercise when you're sick, listen to your body. If your signs and symptoms get worse with physical activity, stop and rest. Resume your workout routine gradually as you begin to feel better.
I am not exercising, I have no strength nor bronchial capacity. Heck I can't even get out and walk, just want to sleep.
What about you? Do you exercise when your sick?
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